Custodial Skills Training Program
The Custodial Skills Training Program is offered in partnership with White Gloves Cleaning Services and delivered through a blended training format. Participants are required to complete a series of online training videos, online WHMIS training and in-person practical training.
Training is 3 days and FREE to those who meet eligibility requirements and register with the PREP Employment Readiness Program.
Basic computer skills, a computer, webcam and reliable internet connection are required for training.
DAY 1: Participants will be trained on the following through online training videos:
Hard Floor Care
Private Office Cleaning
How to Work a Section
Cleaning for COVID-19
After each video, there is a short quiz. Participants who pass each quiz can print a Certificate of Completion for every topic.
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
DAY 2: WHMIS training is delivered through an e-course covering the following:
Overview of WHMIS
Overview of hazard groups and classes
Labels including required lable elements
Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
After completing the e-course, participants are required to complete a multiple choice exam. Upon successful completion, participants will be able to print a Certificate of Completion.
In-Person Practical Training
For more information,
204-774-7005, ext. 113
DAY 3: Participants will have the opportunity to visit a job site and receive hands-on practical training. Here they will learn about different cleaning products, equipment, recycling, composting and workplace safety.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from the PREP Employment Readiness Program.
Funding is provided by the
Due to COVID-19, in-person training classes have been paused at this time.